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After Oberlin

What lies ahead for Oberlin graduates? They’ve risen to the challenge of rigorous academics, they’ve pursued their passions and taken advantage of real-world experience, and now they’re ready to forge their own paths.

Follow recent grads as they land in highly coveted positions and career-making internships and graduate programs.

From Pianist to Analyst

September 21, 2016

Rachael Shapiro ’16 made the leap from piano performance to corporate America, working as a private equity research analyst for Third Bridge, a Manhattan firm.
Grand pianos in Warner Concert Hall

Purposeful Entertainment

June 29, 2016

Rosie Hertzman ’15 is combining her dream of working in entertainment and her passion for social justice as a production assistant at Red Thread Productions and the comarketing and advocacy coordinator for Dark Matter Productions.
A woman standing with her hand on her hip

Writer, Director, and Marketer

June 7, 2016

Abigail Barr ’15 is making her mark on the New York theater scene using her variety of skills and sense of humor to work with the Upright Citizens Brigade, the Peoples Improv Theater in New York, Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, and Dark Matter Productions.
A woman smiles with arms folded

Studying Race in Brazil

May 25, 2016

While studying on a Fulbright grant in Brazil, Laura Li ’14 cofounded a multimedia project, Racialeyes, to explore the complexities of the Asian diaspora and experience in Brazil.
Laura Li ’14 and Mia Yamashiro posed at Racialeyes e-book pre-launch event

Politically Minded

May 18, 2016

Molly Brand ’15 works behind the political scenes as media team member for communications consulting firm GMMB.
GMMB summer interns

Brain Power

February 5, 2016

While pursuing a PhD in neuroscience at Princeton University, Alexander Riordan ’15 is building mathematical and computational models of brain circuits, working to link cognition with its underlying biology.
Lab with electronic equipment on metal racks

Fighting for Fairness

February 5, 2016

Peter Saudek ’15 works for the Housing Research and Advocacy Center in Cleveland to tackle advocacy work around civil rights and social justice.
Peter Saudek ’15

History in Practice

February 5, 2016

Sarah Cole ’14 is putting her history degree and research skills to good use while working for the Carter Center.
Sarah Cole ’14 posed with former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn

Observing the Ocean

December 1, 2015

Eint Kyi ’15 spends her days surrounded by her field of study as she pursues a master’s degree in oceanography at the University of Hawaii.
Eint Kyi ’15 on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii